This year, somehow, celebrating the Mysteries of Wesir felt right for the first time. I traveled down to Virginia for a vigil ritual hosted by one of the temple's ordained clergy.
I am often asked to write about heka. The problem with me writing about heka is that I really don't do much heka. My heka work is limited to prayers, offerings, and the occasional execration. I ignored these requests for a long time, until I remembered that I happen to be good friends with one of the most powerful hekau I know.
My gods seem to have an arrangement. In the summer, when the air is thick and humid and the sun is an unforgettable presence in the sky, my Mother comes forward. She teaches me about healing, about mercy, about justice. I feel Her wrap Her arms around me as the heat presses against my skin … Continue reading Seasons and Gods
Drama. Chaos. Upheaval. We struggle with these issues in our life every day. We see our friends bickering, our co-workers cheating, our superiors ignoring their duties. We see laws broken and justice ignored. No matter what we do, we always seem to see some disruption around us. Sometimes it nudges its way into our personal … Continue reading Everything is falling apart and it sucks.
See to it that love continues. It is left to you to tend this work. We cannot do it for you alone. You too must serve. - from the Year 24 Kemetic Orthodox Oracle of Aset When I read the Oracle for this year, I was ecstatic. I am all about divine love. Love is … Continue reading There is always love.
It is my absolute pleasure to announce that Nekhen Ib Imau-sen has reopened in service to Wepwawet and Sekhmet-Mut. I have returned to w'ab priesthood now that my internships are done, and I look forward to continuing to serve and honor the gods. 🙂
This is a choice. We may be called by the gods to serve Them, but worshipping Them together is a choice - and it is an important one. This religion exists because we choose it again and again, day after day. If we intend for what we are doing to last, we need to be … Continue reading Deep(-ish) thoughts from an airport charging station.